April 11, 2014 – Mr. Bicep,The Muscleman of Technology, featured Okabashi on a segment for Good Morning San Diego. The segment included some of Mr. Bicep’s favorite gear for walking and running. Okabashi sandals provide excellent comfort and support, making them ideal for walking or for after running recovery shoes. Watch the full video here.
Okabashi was recently featured in a post on Organic Spa Magazine’s blog and we couldn’t be more excited! We are very proud of our “green” efforts and always strive to be as Eco-friendly as possible. Learn more about our closed loop recycling program and read the entire post here.
It’s hard to believe, but October is already here! With the cooler temps also comes Breast Cancer Awareness month. This year, Okabashi is proud to announce that we will donate 10% of the proceeds from every pink pair of shoes sold this month to the American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer”. Please help us show support for this wonderful cause – together we can make a difference! Learn more and see all the pink styles here.
Georgia Public Broadcasting recently stopped by our Buford, GA facility to learn more about our company and what it means to be a US shoe manufacturer in today’s global economy. In addition to an interview with our Owner/President, there is also a great segment featuring the two filmmakers behind “American Made Movie”. The full radio program can be heard here Georgia Works Radio: Why American Made “Works”
Okabashi has been very fortunate to remain successful after almost 30 years of manufacturing in the US. CNN Money heard of our company’s success story and recently came to our Buford, GA facility to learn more. Watch the full segment here: Okabashi on CNN Money
How important is it to you as a consumer to purchase items that are Made in the USA?
Visiting 32 cities in 32 days, the American Made Movie bus tour focuses on the impact that consumers have on the health of their local communities as well as the nation at large. Okabashi was proud to welcome the tour bus and its representatives for a factory visit when they rolled into Buford, GA on July 5th. For more info and tour dates, click here: American Made Movie tour.
To learn more about the movie, the cause and how you can help build a better America, visit the website here: American Made Movie.
We here at Okabashi have always thought that our sandals are both comfortable AND cute – a combination that can be hard to find in today’s footwear! Which is why we were very happy when our shoes were recognized as one of five chic and comfortable shoe options for women in a recent Yahoo article. See the full article and to learn more about all of the shoes featured: Haute Doesn’t Have to Hurt with These Stylish Selections
So, the next time you can’t bear to wear those 4″ heels again all night, grab your Okabashi sandals instead- your feet will thank you.